select and investigate an artist in global circulation, that has ties to Hip Hop culture. Guidelines: Your subject of analysis should be current: you should be able to verify the time frame of their notable work (e.g. magazine issue, first air date on television, film, space or location, gallery, or song, etc.). Include a picture or link to the subject. Discuss why you consider the popularity of artist is an example/aspect of globalization? How does the artist reflect or complicate gender normativity? How does this artist contribute to this conversation? How does the artist employ, acknowledge or ignore the African American & Afro-Caribbean originators, and the original Hip Hop elements? How does this artist portray aspects of their own culture and background in their works? Discuss this artist in terms of cultural appropriation, and privilege, if this applies. Discuss your personal reaction to this subject? What makes you react in this way? All papers must use a standard format: 4 – 6 pages, hard copy and typewritten, stapled, double-spaced, 12-point font, 1” margins, single-sided, with your name and the day and time of your class lecture. Include at least 3 sources. MLA Style: Use parenthesis when quotations are used or ideas are paraphrased. Include a standard work cited page of sources.